From the archives: 50 years ago

Lieutenant Richard A. McGonigal, chaplain at the US Navy base at Edzell, has been promoted to lieutenant-commander.
Rev. Mr McGonigal, who is 35, has probably the most widespread parish in Britain for his charge also includes the US bases at Londonderry and Thurso.

The sale of work organised by Stracathro Parish Church Woman’s Guild on Saturday afternoon (it had been postponed from June following the typhoid outbreak in Aberdeen) proved a very happy and successful function. About £120 was realised for Guild purposes.

Congratulations to Doris Hood who is over another hurdle on the way to being a ballet dancer. She had a V.G. pass in her recent M.B.B.O examination.